A Senior Accountant earns an average salary of R302,854 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Analysis, Pastel, and SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO).

R142,251 - R521,376
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MEDIAN: R302,854
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National Salary Data (?
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R0R190KR380KR570K
Salary
R142,251 - R521,376  
   
Bonus
R4,336 - R52,391  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R207,490  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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R146,724 - R559,232  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 150

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $242,000 based on 65 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $322,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $354,000 based on 39 salaries. A Senior Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $471,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R320,800

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Key Stats for Senior Accountant

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

▲47%

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
R321,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲43%

Pastel
▲24%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▲11%



National Average
R321,000



Accounting
▼7%

Pastel Partner
▼24%

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 63%